Rifaximin for the treatment of diarrhea-predominant irritable bowel syndrome

@article{Kane2016RifaximinFT,
  title={Rifaximin for the treatment of diarrhea-predominant irritable bowel syndrome},
  author={John S Kane and Alexander Charles Ford},
  journal={Expert Review of Gastroenterology \& Hepatology},
  year={2016},
  volume={10},
  pages={431 - 442}
}
  • J. Kane, A. Ford
  • Published 1 March 2016
  • Medicine
  • Expert Review of Gastroenterology & Hepatology
ABSTRACT Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) is a chronic, functional bowel disorder characterized by abdominal pain or discomfort and altered bowel habit. The pathophysiology is unclear, but may include altered gut motility, visceral hypersensitivity, abnormal central pain processing, chronic low-grade intestinal inflammation, or disturbances in the gut microbiome. These etiological mechanisms, alongside environmental factors such as stress and anxiety, vary between individuals and represent… 
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